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Ready to Become PlantWise?

If you’ve been inspired by the plant-based documentary PlantWise and are ready to make a change, you’re in the right place. Making the switch to a whole-food, plant-based diet is easier when you have the right resources for support.

Find books on plant-based diet benefits, informative films, plant-based diet recipes and other resources on this page to help kickstart your journey. We’re here to guide you as you take your first steps toward a healthier life.

If you still have questions after reviewing this page, reach out today.

Resources to Guide Your Plant-Based Diet

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  • Eat Plants Feel Whole

    Eat Plants, Feel Whole

    Interested in the benefits of whole foods, but not sure how to start a plant-based diet? For over thirty years, Dr. George E. Guthrie has helped patients achieve better health through an evidence-based, whole-food, plant-based diet. In Eat Plants, Feel Whole, he shares his years of expertise and the scientific evidence behind plant-based diet benefits. The essential companion journal will help you track your journey to feeling whole.

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    Food as Medicine Jumpstart

    As you begin your journey into whole food, plant-based eating, this guide will help you plan delicious and nutritious meals, build confidence in the kitchen, and discover foods you truly enjoy. Let’s get started!

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    Dietary Spectrum Infographic

    This handy infographic gives you a map towards your own nutrition “north star” for eating a whole-food, plant-based diet. Includes tips and benefits for improved nutrition and health.

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    Plant Based on a Budget

    The good news is that you can eat a whole-food, plant-based diet even on a budget. This guide shows you how and gives you easy, healthy, low-cost meals for every day of the week.

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    Access Free Plant-Powered Recipes

    Start your PlantWise journey with 20 nutritious and delicious plant-based diet recipes. Plant-Powered Recipes to Help You Feel Whole is a free, downloadable e-cookbook with satisfying recipes that will help you make the transition to plant-based living. These whole-food, plant-based diet meals include options for people who need to eat gluten-free, tree-nut free and peanut-free.

  • AdventHealth Diabetes Institute at Orlando.

    AdventHealth Diabetes Institute

    Balancing the realities of advanced diabetes with day-to-day life can be a challenge. But it isn’t something you have to face all on your own. Our multidisciplinary team at the AdventHealth Diabetes Institute in Central Florida can connect you to medical and social resources that can help you manage life with diabetes.

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    Lifestyle Medicine and Type 1 Diabetes

    Current research has demonstrated many potential benefits for individuals with type 1 diabetes who adopt a whole-food, plant-based diet. One of these individuals was featured in the film. Her case serves to illustrate many of the benefits that a person with type 1 diabetes may experience by adopting a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle. Download this paper to read a review and critique of her case.

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    Embrace Full Plate Living at No Cost

    Full Plate Living helps you take small doable steps to add more whole, unprocessed plant foods to meals you’re already eating. Engage in plant-focused nutrition classes, live workshops and a private community for support. Full Plate Living programs are a free service provided by Ardmore Institute of Health.

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    American College of Lifestyle Medicine

    For providers, physicians and clinicians who are passionate about helping patients embrace whole-food, plant-based living, the American College of Lifestyle Medicine can help you bring the PlantWise message into your practice. Members can access live and online CME-accredited educational offerings and events, including certification, clinical practice tools, patient education resources and more.

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    Film: Eating You Alive

    There are reasons why so many of us are sick. The documentary Eating You Alive features leading medical experts and researchers who explain how to use whole-food, plant-based nutrition to take control of our health, one bite at a time.

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Watch PlantWise Now

Following six people who use plant-based living to reverse the course of disease, PlantWise is a plant-based diet documentary that will inspire you to re-examine the foods you eat.